Assignment 13


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Assignment 13

  1. 1. Assignment 13: Music, Locations, Social Actors Chelsea Fashole-Luke
  2. 2. What Are They? Music Locations Social Actors What background music shall be used? Where will you film? - Documentaries don’t have actors – they have social actors. - Presenters - Public interviews - Expert interviews
  3. 3. Music Links Initial Research Page 1 - ‘Soul Thang’ • y Page 2 - ‘building blocks’ • y Music for introduction (montage) ‘Presenterator’ • %5B%5D=Bright&feels%5B%5D=Driving&feels %5B%5D=Uplifting&Search=Search+by+Feel Music for 1 minute ‘Hustle’ • %5B%5D=Bright&feels%5B%5D=Driving&feels %5B%5D=Uplifting&Search=Search+by+Feel ‘Happy Go Lucky’ • Music for 2 minute development ‘Sweet Bouncy and Bright’ • ‘Born Barnstormers’ • Extension (why?)
  4. 4. Locations – initial ideas (mind map)
  5. 5. Locations Where will you film presenter? Where will you film public interviews? Where will you film expert interviews? • High streets • School hallways • Shopping centres • • • • • Offices • Classrooms • Shops Streets Outside shops School playgrounds universities
  6. 6. Locations Locations for 2 minute montage intro Locations for 2 minute development • • • • • • • • Streets Outside shops School playgrounds universities High streets School playgrounds Classrooms offices
  7. 7. Social Actors – Presenter Research Inspirational presenters What do you like about them? Name: Nev & Max • Non-formal, meaning they do not bore the audience. • Engaged in the case studies. • They have fun but are serious when they need to be. Previous documentary: - Catfish: The Movie - Catfish: the TV show Pictures of them
  8. 8. Social Actors – Your Presenter Presenter information Why this person Name: Chelsea • Available for filming at all times • Reliable • On time Age: 17 Gender: female Availability: available Pictures of them
  9. 9. Social Actors – Public Interviews Research Type of people to interview Why this/these particular people? Students It would be interesting to know the views of people at which this documentary is aimed at Parents Many of them will have children at the age where this is a very important topic in their lives and so will be going through this with their children. School drop-outs Getting views from people who didn’t complete school or go to university will also be essential for a debate on whether degrees and qualifications are needed to be successful later in life. Pictures of those type of people
  10. 10. Social Actors – Public Interview locations Type of people to interview Where will you find these types of people? How do you know? Why? Students • Schools • Universities Students are most likely to be found in schools Parents • Homes • School (after school times) • Streets People who have parents at home, parents who pick up their children after school and drop them off in the mornings, people going abut their daily lives. School dropouts • Youth clubs • Job centres These people may be looking for jobs or activities to do to keep them occupied and/or make money
  11. 11. Social Actors – Public Interview techniques • • • • • Be friendly Cooperate Do not frighten away/startle strangers Gain permission to film people Explain project to them clearly
  12. 12. Social Actors – Expert Interviews Research Type of experts to interview Why this/these particular experts? Teachers It would be interesting to get an opinion from experts who would most likely be ‘for’ education. Workers (both with and without degrees) This would be interesting for the ‘to degree or not degree’ debate Business owners All types of opinions and views are needed for a successful debate and getting interviews from people with big businesses could be interesting. Pictures of those type of experts
  13. 13. Social Actors – Expert Interview locations Type of people to interview How/where will you find these types of experts? Potential locations to film this expert teachers schools classrooms Workers shops shops Business owners Offices/firms/shops etc. offices
  14. 14. Social Actors – Expert Interview techniques • Make initial contact before turning up • Introduce yourself and reason for contact • Do not assume everyone wants to be part of documentary • Be professional • Know what you are asking/talking about before turning up
  15. 15. Social Actors – Health & Safety Interviewing risks/responsibilities Interview precautions Not wanting to be on camera Agree to not show their face on camera Getting lost/interviewing alone Always interview in at least groups of twos Filming people under 16 Make sure to get written parental consent Filming in low light conditions Make sure camera is set to correct setting and any additional light is set up Filming people you’ve never met before Make contact before interview Whole group not knowing who is being interviewed and when All group members should have an idea of what is being talked about/who is being interviewed and when
  16. 16. the end.